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Retraction Note: An evaluation of the potential consequences of drilling titanium and tantalum implants during surgery - a pilot study

  • The original article was published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:426

Retraction Note: BMC Musculoskelet Disord

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-017-1784-x

The authors have retracted this article [1] because it constitutes redundant publication [2]. The authors signed the licensing agreement for publication in HIP International before submitting the manuscript to BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. All authors agree to this retraction.

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Skowronek, P., Olszewski, P., Święszkowski, W. et al. Retraction Note: An evaluation of the potential consequences of drilling titanium and tantalum implants during surgery - a pilot study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 20, 469 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-019-2824-5

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